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What is the threshold for intubation in patients with hypercapnia
PaCO2 of >50
and
pH <7.35
What is the threshold for intubation in patients with hypoxemia
PaO2 of <60
Common causes of hypercapnic
increase Co2
-fever
-seiaure
-spsis
-increase carb loads
V/Q mismatch
-COPD
-asthma
-cystic fibrosis
-pulmonary fibrosis
-obstructive sleep apnea
hypoventilation
-drug overdose
-CNS disorder
-central sleep apnea
Common cause of hypoxemia
cardiogenic
-acute MI
-left vent failure
-mitral stenosis
-mitral regurg
-diastolic dysfunction
non-cardiogenic
-pneumonia
-sepsis
-chem aspiration
-pulmonary embolism
-pancreatitis
-reperfusion injury
goal of PAO2:FiO2
> or equal to 250
goal of Aa gradient
Goal less than of equal to 50
goal of minute ventilation
less than of equal to 10L/min
PaCO2-ETCO2
Goal less than or equal to 5